Rev. John J. Ryan, C.S.C., Ph.D.

President
King’s College

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Fr. Jack took office as president of King’s College in July 2011. Before being appointed president, he was dean of the William G. McGowan School of Business at King’s. He assumed leadership of the business school in 2004 after teaching there since 1994. He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Wilkes College, a master’s of business administration from St. Joseph’s University, a master of divinity degree from University of Toronto, and a doctorate in business administration from Temple University. During his studies in Toronto and Philadelphia, he did parish work in both cities.

He was ordained as a priest in the Holy Cross order in 1990. Fr. Jack worked for 13 years in accounting and finance before entering Holy Cross. He currently serves as board member of the University of Notre Dame, University of Portland, and the Earth Conservancy.